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Bio-Dome (1996)

 -  Comedy  -  12 January 1996 (USA)
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Moronic best friends get themselves locked inside the Bio-Dome, a science experiment, along with a group of environmental scientists for one year.

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Dr. Petra von Kant
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Storyline

Bud and Doyle are two losers who are doing nothing with their lives. Both of their girlfriends are actively involved in saving the environment, but the two friends could care less about saving the Earth. One day, when a group of scientists begin a mission to live inside a "Bio-Dome" for a year without outside contact, Bud and Doyle mistakingly become part of the project themselves. The two must then learn how to protect the Earth and help the scientists complete their mission. Written by Anonymous

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Your dome away from home. See more »

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Rated PG-13 for crude language, sex-related material and some drug content | See all certifications »

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12 January 1996 (USA)  »

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Biodome  »

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Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$26,757,000 (USA)
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Trivia

During the "restoration of the dome" sequence near the end of the film in which Safety Dance is playing, a dwarf dressed in medieval attire is following the group. This is a direct reference to the original music video for Safety Dance, which features a dwarf in those same clothes. See more »

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Near the beginning of the "safety Dance"/rebuilding the dome sequence, part of the desert area is shown and there are several party goers still sleeping on the ground. This is several days after they re-closed the dome, and these people are never seen again in the movie. See more »

Quotes

Bud: I propose that we plant these seeds and I know what your thinkin' "Illegal! Illegal!" but the value of purple sticky punch goes way beyond just tokin' it!
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He's a Whore
Written by Rick Nielsen
Performed by Wax
Produced by Ralph Sall for Bulletproof Recording Company, Inc.
Wax appears courtesy of Interscope Records
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Oh my!
27 June 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I used to love this movie as a kid, and now I have no idea why. Maybe it's because, at the age of 10, I enjoyed watching grown men act younger than me. Look back on your own childhood and you likely enjoyed a few movies with that quality for that very reason.

There is not one funny part in this movie. Seriously, not one. I've even re-watched it stoned (let's be honest, it was probably made to be viewed that way) just to see if the altered perception would make it any better, and it actually killed my buzz.

Pauly Shore and one of the Baldwins that's not Alec seem to be in a pissing contest to see who can come off as more talentless. In the end, it's too close to call, so they both win (or lose, however you wanna look at it).

The only reason I gave this movie 2 stars is because I tend to throw in an extra star if there is nostalgia associated with it. If you're in the mood for this kind of movie, you'd be better off watching Encino Man, even if you've seen it already.


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